Course Descriptions

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A typical day long Simulation program includes 2 half-day sessions for two different teams of up to 8 people on each team. Each half-day session includes 2 to 3 different scenarios. Having teams from several disciplines will increase the impact of this training. Include physicians, RN’s, EMT’s or paramedics, and respiratory therapy, lab, radiology or pharmacy to create a real-life situation, as it would occur in your organization.

Each simulation course begins with a welcome and introduction. During this time you will be introduced to simulation and the use of digital recording in debriefing. The importance of confidentiality, both around the scenarios presented, and the performance of those in the simulator, will be reviewed at this time. Consents will be completed.

For the next few minutes the course will focus on the orientation to the environment in which you will practice. Time will be provided to familiarize yourself with the physical components (patients, devices, medications, etc.) of the simulator.

About 15 minutes of the course will be spent actively participating in scenarios designed to simulate emergency situations that you would come upon in your practice. Come prepared to “play like it is real”. You will perform in a role as you would in a real-life emergency situation. The session is recorded and the balance of the hour (about 30 minutes) will be used to debrief around the team’s performance.

At the conclusion of the course, you will be asked to complete an evaluation.

1. Simulated Pediatric Resuscitation Team Training 

“Putting PALS and Crisis Resource Management into practice”

This course creates realistic, dynamic, pediatric emergency situations that require health care personnel to apply their knowledge of PALS guidelines, and utilize technical and clinical decision-making skills in their response as a team.

Objectives:

  • Recognize the unique healthcare needs and challenges of caring for children while collectively serving pediatric patients and their families.
  • Work together with colleagues to improve team response.
  • Identify cognitive, technical, and behavioral skills necessary to execute appropriate responses to critical medical events.
  • Practice these skills in a realistic simulated environment that simulates the dynamic nature of the clinical setting in which each team practices.

Half-day program

  • Introduction to Simulation – Crisis Resource Management & Becoming Reflective Healthcare practitioners
  • 3 Simulation Scenarios and Debriefing
  • Wrap up and Evaluation

Full-day program 

  • Introduction to Simulation – Crisis Resource Management & Becoming Reflective Healthcare practitioners
  • Simulation Scenarios and Debriefing (3)
  • Lunch
  • Simulation Scenarios and Debriefing (2-3)
  • Wrap up and Evaluation

2. Simulated Pediatric Rapid Response Team Training 

“Early recognition of a child’s deteriorating condition”

This course creates realistic, dynamic, pediatric emergency situations requiring health care personnel to perform pediatric assessments and apply initial basic life support interventions. Participants will apply their knowledge of pediatric assessment and response in order to stabilize pediatric patients until appropriate help can be summoned.

Objectives:

  • Recognize the unique healthcare needs and challenges of caring for children while collectively serving pediatric patients and their families.
  • Apply pediatric assessment skills to recognize a child’s deteriorating condition.
  • Utilize effective communication to summon help early.
  • Identify cognitive, technical, and behavioral skills necessary to execute appropriate responses to critical medical events.
  • Practice these skills in a realistic simulated environment that simulates the dynamic nature of the clinical setting in which each participant practices.

Half-day program

  • Introduction to Simulation – Crisis Resource Management & Becoming Reflective Healthcare practitioners
  • 3 Simulation Scenarios and Debriefing
  • Wrap up and Evaluation

Full-day program

  • Introduction to Simulation – Crisis Resource Management & Becoming Reflective Healthcare practitioners
  • Simulation Scenarios and Debriefing (3)
  • Lunch
  • Simulation Scenarios and Debriefing (2-3)
  • Wrap up and Evaluation

3. Simulated Response and Stabilization of the Critically Ill Neonate 

“Putting NRP and the S.T.A.B.L.E. program into practice”

This course creates realistic, dynamic, neonatal emergency situations that require health care personnel to apply their knowledge of NRP and S.T.A.B.L.E. guidelines, while utilizing technical and clinical decision-making skills in their response as a team.

Objectives:

  • Recognize the unique healthcare needs and challenges of caring for neonates while collectively serving the neonatal patients and their families.
  • Work together with colleagues to improve team response.
  • Identify cognitive, technical, and behavioral skills necessary to execute appropriate responses to critical medical events.
  • Practice these skills in a realistic simulated environment that simulates the dynamic nature of the clinical setting in which each team practices.

Half-day program | Request Enrollment

  • Introduction to Simulation – Crisis Resource Management & Becoming Reflective Healthcare practitioners
  • 3 Simulation Scenarios and Debriefing
  • Wrap up and Evaluation

Full-day program

  • Introduction to Simulation – Crisis Resource Management & Becoming Reflective Healthcare practitioners
  • Simulation Scenarios and Debriefing (3)
  • Lunch
  • Simulation Scenarios and Debriefing (2-3)
  • Wrap up and Evaluation